Annual United Way Day of Caring and School Tools Drive Underway

Annual United Way Day of Caring and School Tools Drive Underway

United Way Day of Caring: Sign Up Deadline Aug. 24 for Sept. 11 Volunteer Day

LINK of Hampton Roads has requested 10-12 volunteers for Friday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – the United Way Day of Caring. Volunteers will be picking up, sorting, and recording donations of clothing, furniture and household items. Items will be delivered to clients, others to sister agencies for distribution, and the rest will be stored in the warehouse for future distribution. Volunteers need to have some basic computer skills, organizational skills and willing hands. A strong arm wouldn't hurt either!  Handicapped restrooms are not available at this project. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the attached form and send it to Joshua Cameron, in CEBAF Center, MS 12B, with your supervisor's approval by Monday, Aug. 24. 
The attached form has a space for your supervisor's signature. Please remember that Human Resources must have your supervisor's approval in order for you to participate.

School Tools Drive Underway Through Friday, Sept. 4

The Annual United Way School Tools drive is underway at JLab. Disadvantaged youth in Hampton Roads public school systems need your help as they prepare to head back to school. Collection boxes for donations of new school supplies have been placed in the VARC, CEBAF Center, MCC and ARC lobbies. School supplies for students of any grade level may be placed in the boxes no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.  Appropriate items include: pens, pencils, student scissors, crayons, spiral notebooks, 3-ring binders, binder paper, pocket folders, rulers, protractor/compass sets, etc. The United Way will collect and disburse the materials to area schools. For more information, call Joshua Cameron, Human Resources, ext. 7628.


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